Hike New Jersey: Schooley’s Mountain

Hike New Jersey Schooleys Mountain

There is nothing like encountering a waterfall during a hike to perk your spirits and energize you for the remainder of the adventure. Schooley’s Mountain offers a two tier waterfall that can be found through a calm stroll starting from Lake George or, for those who want a challenge, you can scale the rocky terrain. … [Read more…]

Amazing Lavender Fields in New Jersey

Amazing Lavender Fields in New Jersey

While we have loved visiting sunflowers in New Jersey, we realized that there are other floral experiences in the garden state. Known for so many health benefits, lavender was a favorite scent of the original blue eyes himself Frank Sinatra, and it really does have a lovely rich scent. From cooking to therapeutic purposes, lavender … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

Hike New Jersey _ Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

One of our first hikes as a family brought us to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area located in Mendham, New Jersey. What emerged as a recommendation from one of our readers led to an interesting discovery, including there are two Buttermilk Falls in New Jersey! The second one, located in Sussex County, boasts of a stunning … [Read more…]

Six Flags Great Adventure Brings Back the Drive Thru Safari

Six Flags Great Adventure Brings Back Drive Thru Wild Safari

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! This summer, tour over 350 acres of terrain in New Jersey that replicates 11 simulated natural habitats housing over 1,200 exotic creatures from six continents! Six Flags Great Adventure has brought back a family favorite which is the Wild Safari Drive Thru starting on May 30, 2020. As we … [Read more…]

Hiking Fun: Questions & Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Hiking Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Get Outdoors! Now more than ever, getting outdoors and inhaling some fresh air has never been more paramount to our mental health. Absorbing Vitamin D from the sun has always helped improve my mood after a wet and dreary spring, yet hiking through the woods to smell, touch, and see nature can help restore balance … [Read more…]

Mommy University Stay at Home Guides

Summer Fun at Home

From the moment we found ourselves safe at home, we have been working hard to put together lists of fun learning activities families can enjoy at home. With this post, we put them all in one place so you can find them easily. From virtual tours to amazing art classes to fun story times, there … [Read more…]

Free Online Art Experiences, Lessons and Printables

Online Art Experiences and Lessons (1)

When we travel, our family always attempts to include a local art museum in our adventures. There are so many benefits that children experience from visiting museums (read about them here!). From exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Baltimore Museum of Art, we walk through the exhibits discussing what we see and what … [Read more…]

Awesome Cooking Kits for Kids

Awesome Cooking Kits for Kids

When we think of holidays our minds drift to the smells and sounds that emerge from the kitchen. Our birthdays and fondest memories include what favorite dish a relative makes or how we sneak leftovers late in the night. Cooking is a cherished tradition we all share which is one of the reasons bringing our … [Read more…]